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A fizzy non-alcoholic drink flavoured with orange.
- ‘In summer my parents had sometimes taken me to the big public beach where they'd laid a blanket on the sand, weighting the corners with their shoes and a thermos of lemonade or orangeade.’
- ‘The streets were damp and gloomy, rain streaming beneath sodium street lamps like showers of orangeade.’
- ‘He took pics of slugs, orangeade, meals, views through car and plane windows, his dog - whatever - and they looked so good.’
- ‘At the time I told her the truth - we'd made a raft and when we fell off, we were rescued by a man on a barge and taken to a wedding reception where someone gave me orangeade.’
- ‘Amy reached for the drink which she had presumed was orangeade and took a sip.’
- ‘We got flat Coke, orangeade and cherryade.’
- ‘When we got back to our dressing room we had some sandwiches, stuffed rolls, orangeade and lemonade.’
- ‘And there were bottles of Corona lemonade, limeade, orangeade and cherryade.’
- ‘In the end I was too terrified to drink anything other than patriotic Pakola, a green-coloured soft drink and migraine-inducing orangeade called Mirinda.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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